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The Week Ahead

Tuesday, June 19

  • The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 p.m. on noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • Since President Trump began implementing his “zero tolerance” policy at the border, some 2,000 children have been separated from their families. Today, Rep. Yarmuth will join House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler in introducing the Keep Families Together Act, legislation to end this inhumane and cruel practice.
  • Key votes of the week will include consideration of the Trump-Ryan Republican immigration proposals that would waste billions in taxpayer dollars to fund President Trump’s ineffective wall, while in no way adequately addressing our nation’s need for bipartisan immigration reform.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
  • 4:00 PM: Rep. Yarmuth will hold a Pen & Pad Briefing with reporters to discuss the 2019 GOP Budget proposal being considered in the Budget Committee this week.
  • Additional visitors to the office include representatives of the American Friends Services Committee and the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.

Wednesday, June 20

  • Members of the Democratic Caucus will meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour, 12:00 p.m. for legislative business, and is expected to begin consideration of H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of the United Way of Kentucky.
  • 12:30 PM: The House Budget Committee will begin its markup of the FY2019 Republican Budget Proposal.
  • Additional visitors to the office include local representatives of the Patient Quality of Life Coalition and the Vinyl Institute.

Thursday, June 21

  • 8:00 AM: The Democratic Policy and Communications Committee will meet to discuss Democratic messaging priorities.
  • 9:00 AM: The House Budget Committee will continue its markup of the FY2019 Republican Budget Proposal.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour, 12:00 p.m. for legislative business, and is expected to begin consideration of the Trump-Ryan immigration proposals.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with representatives of Heaven Hill Brands.
  • Additional visitors to the office include local representatives of the Kentucky Nurses Association.

Friday, June 22

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and is expected to complete consideration of all legislation for the week.